Lecture 16 - 11/18/2010
Breast Cancer Awareness
A video of breast cancer
Targeted drug helps Hodgkin lymphoma patients
An antibody loaded with an anti-cancer agent produced complete or partial remissions in 38 percent of patients with relapsed or therapy-resistant Hodgkin lymphoma enrolled in a phase I clinical trial, investigators report in the Nov. 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Placing Words: Symbols, Space, and the City
The evolution of architecture resembles nothing so much as the fleshing out and refinement of an organism, in William Mitchell’s condensed account. In pre-industrial times, architecture was “fundamentally skeleton and skin—a structure that protects and keeps out the weather.” The industrial era brought an incre
Is There a Black Architect in the House?
“If there is any kind of profession that’s gotten away with a kind of benign neglect of diversifying itself over the course of last 30 years, it’s architecture,” says Ted Landsmark. With one chart after another, he plots the dismal record of design schools, firms and professional associations in modifyin
Global Resources and the Built Environment
With staggering statistics, John Fernandez persuades his audience that rapidly expanding urban centers are consuming too much of the world’s resources, setting the stage for global crisis. Yet Fernandez counters his own bleak picture with some bright examples of design that could help humans live within thei
Rebuilding the City of New Orleans: Working Across Sectors to Achieve a Common Goal
It took John Fernandez more than a year just to begin to understand the political players and competing interests in New Orleans, and so it is no surprise to him that coming up with a common goal for rebuilding the city, much less a “resource efficient one,” proves elusive.
Nevertheless, Fernandez and other
The City Car
William Mitchell and Ryan Chin propose an attractive alternative to the carbon-belching, gas-guzzling autos clogging our thoroughfares, a vision that is as much about transforming cities as about remaking cars. The City Car, a tiny, electric-powered, foldable, stackable vehicle, is their solution to freeing urban centers
The Way David Macaulay Works: Finding Ideas, Making Books and Visualizing Our World
This presentation feels akin to a new Disney ride: During your tour inside David Macaulay’s imagination, prepare to soar over Rome’s great monuments, raft within the human body’s circulatory system, and dismantle and rebuild the Empire State Building.
Don’t expect much in the way of explanation or backgrou
3.3 Section summary
You may have met complex numbers before, but not had experience in manipulating them. This unit gives an accessible introduction to complex numbers, which are very important in science and technology, as well as mathematics. The unit includes definitions, concepts and techniques which will be very helpful and interesting to a wide variety of people with a reasonable background in algebra and trigonometry.
Closing the gap between strategy and execution: The strategy loop in action What can career services offer Challenges for charitable investors Challenges for measuring performance Developing Enterprise Leaders Second briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part two, Professor Julian Franks What will winning organisations look like in 18 months' time? GLS 2010 panel highlights 3: The future of work Colonial Chocolate Reading Ravenscroft
In the third of a three part podcast series Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management, talks about how to put the notion of a strategy loop into practice in an organisation
Diane Morgan, Director of Career Services, talks about the department and what it can offer to London Business School students.
Elroy Dimson, BGI Professor of Investment Management, talks about philanthropic and charitable investors, and the unique challenges they face in the current economic climate.
Sir Andrew Likierman, Professor of Management Practice in Accounting, discusses the challenges involved in accurately measuring performance
Doug Ready, Visiting Professor of Organisational Behaviour, talks about the importance of developing enterprise leaders
Julian Franks, Professor of Finance, suggests that giving free guarantees to banks reduces the incentive to monitor the banking sector
Making it safely through a recession is the basis of long term success. Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice discusses what winning companies will look like in the future and why companies that have ignition will thrive
Lynda Gratton, Warren East, Andy Green, Jasmine Whitbread and Rakesh Bhasin discuss the five key factors that will influence the way we work - technology, demographics, social trends, carbon and globalisation
Journeyman cook Jim Gay explains that Americans' love of chocolate dates back to the beginning.
Archaeologists turn their trowels on Ravenscroft for its third summer of excavation. Meredith Poole shares an update.
What can career services offer Challenges for charitable investors Challenges for measuring performance Developing Enterprise Leaders Second briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part two, Professor Julian Franks What will winning organisations look like in 18 months' time? GLS 2010 panel highlights 3: The future of work Colonial Chocolate Reading Ravenscroft
Challenges for charitable investors Challenges for measuring performance Developing Enterprise Leaders Second briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part two, Professor Julian Franks What will winning organisations look like in 18 months' time? GLS 2010 panel highlights 3: The future of work Colonial Chocolate Reading Ravenscroft